Research indicates that over 4 million Australians have some sort of disability. Not all of them require help getting around, but many find it hard to properly wash themselves. While carers can help maintain personal hygiene, people with disabilities often need to make some kind of renovation to their bathrooms. In most cases, this means having either a walk-in bathtub of a roll-in shower. The difference between them is easy enough to understand.
19 November 2018
During the course of your lifetime, you may have lost quite a few of your original teeth and have issues with some of those that remain. Your dentist may have told you about your options, but it seems that dentures are going to be recommended before long. You may look forward to having more functionality and being able to smile again, but you may not know too much about denture wearing.
5 September 2018
If you are a man in your early fifties, when was the last time that you went to a doctor for a routine checkup? You may feel as if you are in rude health and have nothing to worry about, but some statistics suggest that men of a certain age are more vulnerable to some diseases that could cause significant problems, often without warning. Consequently, you should engage two specific checks so that you know where you are and can sleep better at night.
5 September 2018
When your teeth undergo years of yellowing and discolouration, it's normal to want to lighten them again. While you can purchase teeth whitening kits from stores, they won't often have the effect you desire. In contrast, you can visit a professional for a take home bleaching treatment. Before you do, however, it's worth understanding the differences between the two. Take home bleaching treatments feature an accurate concentration When you visit a dental professional to purchase a take home bleaching treatment, they'll analyse your oral health.
11 July 2018
Choosing a GP's office is an incredibly important decision, as you will be deciding who to trust with your healthcare and that of your family. You may have just moved to a new area, or you may be unhappy with your current GP and want a change. Whatever your situation, there are a few essential steps you should take when making your decision. Consider What's Convenient For You Remember that you will need to get to your GP's office when you are feeling ill, so you should choose an office that you can easily access by the transport available to you.
25 May 2018
Circumcision involves removing the loose bit of skin at the end of the penis (known as the foreskin) using a sharp instrument. Circumcision has been carried out for thousands of years and is often associated with the religious teachings of Judaism. However, the procedure can also be performed for medical reasons. For example, if you have a tight foreskin which is causing discomfort, a doctor may recommend that you be circumcised.
23 April 2018
As the saying goes, "old age doesn't come alone." In other words, you may be increasingly concerned about your appearance and have noticed that the skin on the upper part of your face and particularly around the eye area has changed significantly. A lot of the skin in these areas is very sensitive and as people age, wrinkles will appear and the overall structure around the eyes will begin to sag.
22 March 2018
Whenever you spend a prolonged duration focusing solely on one activity, your eyes become susceptible to strain. And in this digital age where screens are used for a multitude of purposes in your day-to-day life ranging from working on your computer, staring at your phone or even reading from a tablet, people have become increasingly vulnerable to this eye condition. Fortunately, the risk of eyestrain can be minimised with a few tips and tricks as listed below.
28 November 2017
Massage therapy can be defined as the manual manipulation of body tissues, tendons and muscle ligaments. By having a massage, you can enhance your health status as well as your overall well-being. It is through massage that you can feel relaxed both in the mind and body. Depending on your age, condition and special needs, the massage therapist may recommend a specific massage technique for your case. Here are a few massage techniques that your body may require.
12 October 2017
Catching colds is an unfortunate but unavoidable part of childhood. Your child will probably succumb to them more during the colder months and they may seem to be almost constantly ill with colds when they start at daycare or school. Most of the time, colds are mild illnesses that resolve themselves within a few days but sometimes they can lead to secondary infections that require further medical treatment. Ear infections are one of the most common secondary infections that small children develop when they have a cold.
9 October 2017